Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player

Release date: October 27, 2015

Vulnerability identifier: APSB15-26

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2015-7649

Platform: Windows and Macintosh


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player. This update addresses a critical vulnerability that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Affected software versions

Product Affected versions Platform
Adobe Shockwave Player and earlier
Windows and Macintosh


Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version by following the instructions below:

Product Updated version Platform Priority rating Availability
Adobe Shockwave Player
Windows and Macintosh
1 Shockwave Player Download Center

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player by visiting the Adobe Shockwave Player Download Center

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-7649). 


Adobe would like to thank Fortinet's Fortiguard Labs for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.